Zack Snyder’s Justice League is out March 18.Photo: Warner Bros.In a 5,000 phrase article detailing the complicated story of the “Snyder Cut” of Justice League, one sentence despatched followers into a gentle frenzy: “He has reshot the ending with a hero cameo that may blow hard-core followers’ minds.” That quote comes from Vanity Fair’s latest, complete article on the movie and motion, which can culminate within the March 18 launch of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, a four-hour completion of a challenge Snyder left in 2017 and has since returned to, after a groundswell of encouragement from the followers. But that’s one other story. This story is about that teased cameo. The line was picked up on blogs throughout the web and hypothesis ran rampant as to which DC Comics character it could be—many have been leaning in the direction of one of many Green Lanterns. The theorizing obtained so large, in truth, one potential candidate, Ryan Reynolds, addressed it on Twitter.G/O Media might get a feeWell, io9 spoke to a supply with data of the movie and we all know who the cameo really is. It’s cool, sure, however it’s possible you’ll need to decrease your expectations only a smidge.According to our supply, the cameo is none apart from DC’s J’onn J’onzz, in any other case often called Martian Manhunter. Now, followers could be pondering “Wait, it may possibly’t be him. We already knew Martian Manhunter was within the film. The actor himself confirmed it.” That’s true. You might recall actor Harry Lennix performed General Swanwick in 2013’s Man of Steel and 2016’s Batman v Superman. Snyder had supposed that character to show into the shapeshifting inexperienced hero finally. He’s additionally labored with Justice League director Joss Whedon on Dollhouse.In latest weeks, Lennix even talked to Variety to disclose that he filmed movement seize for Snyder’s Justice League. “[I got a call from Zack that said] “Hey, when are you able to are available and shoot?” So that was nice,” Lennix instructed the commerce. “I came upon that it was a chance, or at the very least that Martian Manhunter was going to be in it, when he revealed by way of the storyboard that Martha Kent is coming by visiting Lois, after which after she leaves, she reveals herself to be, in truth, Calvin Swanwick, or the Martian Manhunter. That’s how I knew about it.”The actor is referring to storyboards Snyder revealed again in October 2019 of the scene in with Martian Manhunter reveals himself. Snyder had beforehand shot half of the scene however simply wanted the Lennix half. It appears potential that’s the scene in query right here. So if all of this was already on the market within the universe, why was it known as one thing that “will blow hard-core followers’ minds?” As far as we are able to inform, Vanity Fair was simply being spoiler averse for a readership that isn’t up on all the most recent superhero information. But we are able to verify the reference is with reference to Martian Manhunter’s look.To be honest, not everybody reads Variety. Not everybody noticed Zack Snyder’s Vero two years in the past. A good quantity of individuals gained’t realize it’s coming and people individuals will definitely be shocked (which is why we put this reveal behind a spoiler bar at this time). It’s not Ryan Reynolds kind of mind-blowing after all, the newly forged Supergirl, or any variety of different enjoyable, multiverse recasting predictions which have dominated social media within the final 24 hours. But, it’s fairly cool nonetheless. Another occasion of Snyder lastly getting to finish a imaginative and prescient he’s deliberate for years.Zack Snyder’s Justice League hits HBO Max March 18.Correction 2/23/2021, 1:35 p.m. ET: The authentic model of this put up misstated that the movie can be in black and white. Snyder’s authentic tough reduce was in black and white however the ultimate model won’t be. Also, Lennix labored with Whedon on Dollhouse and never Justice League. We remorse the errors and have corrected them.  For extra, be sure to’re following us on our Instagram @io9dotcom.